The Big Swim Cornwall 2013

I know some of you may be checking out our website for The Big Swim Cornwall for 2013 for news about the event.  It is going ahead and it is going to be bigger and better once again.  Now in its fourth year with spaces for 800 swimmers over 2

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New Website for Lobster Hatchery

You may have noticed that we now have a beautiful new website. We have had a few stumbling blocks transferring over to the new site in the last week but I think you’ll agree, it’s looking fantastic! Apologies for anybody who has experienced problems. If you spot any errors or

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Selfridges donate a limited edition Katharine Hamnett line to National Lobster Hatchery in Cornwall

The National Lobster Hatchery have been approached by Selfridges, London who very kindly offered to donate some stock from their “Project Ocean” campaign, launched earlier this year. Project Ocean is an inspiring initiative that challenges the public to imagine a world with ‘no more fish in the sea’. Project Ocean

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Driveline provides lobster van to hatchery

Driveline GB Ltd., based in St Austell have very generously provided Padstow based charity The National Lobster Hatchery with a Citroen van, so that it can continue delivering its marine conservation, research and educational activities to Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Richard Jacobs and Mark Kirby established Driveline in

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Moulted Crawfish showing beautiful new shell

Below are some pictures of our amazing Crawfish after moulting its shell, revealing a bright new beautiful carapace. Crawfish, as well as many other shellfish, moult their shell (exo-skeleton) in order to keep up with their rate of growth. It’s a bit like a child, that needs to buy new

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